Archive for August 17th, 2012

Another Afghan police attack kills 2 US troops

August 17, 2012
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A newly recruited Afghan village policeman opened fire on his American allies on Friday, minutes after they gave him a new weapon as a present, killing two U.S. service members. It was the latest in a disturbing string of attacks by Afghan security forces on the international troops training them.
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Photos: Wildfires devastate the West

August 17, 2012
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World stocks up on US housing data, Cisco earnings

August 17, 2012
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BANGKOK (AP) — Encouraging signs about the U.S. housing market and strong earnings from U.S. tech giant Cisco helped lift global stock markets Friday.
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Stock index futures signal mixed open

August 17, 2012
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PARIS (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street on Friday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.08 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.05 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.13 percent at 0815 GMT.
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